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FMG On Demand Video Database 1
Self-Awareness, Assessment & Goals
The Right Job For Your Personality
This program shows viewers how to select a rewarding and satisfying career by engaging in a reflective self-assessment process—a process designed to help them gain insights into themselves by looking at different aspects of their lives including their interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyle. Shows how to identify and organize a variety of personal information into a form that’s optimal for making informed career decisions!
Generating Career Options
Techniques for generating a list of career possibilities are featured in this video. Students are encouraged to brainstorm ideas and emphasize quantity over quality of ideas at this stage of the process.
This program illustrates how to relate interests, skills, education, training, values, and lifestyle to specific occupations in the world of work. Based on the commonsense notion that you do best at what you really like to do, this video shows viewers how to find an occupation with job requirements that closely match their interests. Nothing predicts high workplace satisfaction like a close match between job duties and the employee-to-be! A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is available on
In Search of a College Major and Career Direction
Navigating the college major and career planning process is as confusing as it is exciting. This program guides students and parents through those stressful crossroads, helping young people identify options and personal preferences in order to maximize their potential, productivity, and self-fulfillment. Created by veteran career counselor and instructor Susan Posluszny, the video offers real-world case studies and targeted strategies for developing an educational and professional focus—using
FMG On Demand Video Database 3
E-networking for Jobs
The business world has all but done away with paper communication, and the day may come when face-to-face contact and even telephone calls are things of the professional past. How has this tidal wave of change shaped networking and career building? And although the digital approach is the way of the future, is it more than old-fashioned squeamishness to worry about new online dangers during a job search? This program explores the benefits of e-networking and the precautions we should all take to
Job Search in the 21st Century
What are the most efficient and effective ways of finding employment in the 21st century? A helpful primer for students new to the job scene and career-changers new to the Internet, this video explains how to use the Web to search job boards and employer sites and fill out online applications. The program also discusses the power of networking and how to self-identify transferable job skills. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online.
Finding Opportunities: New Technologies and Current Techniques
This video illustrates how to access the hidden or unadvertised job market, guiding the development of a networking statement and presenting methods of seeking work, including cold calls, temporary assignments, and volunteer positions.
Researching Career Options: New Technologies and Current Techniques
This video focuses on finding career options using both print and electronic sources of occupational information. Using key information categories, students develop approaches that will lead to strong and thorough research efforts.
Log On for Success: Using Internet Job Sites
Show your students how to find great jobs fast—with the Internet. This video will tell them everything they need to know to start blazing an electronic path to outstanding career opportunities. It covers how to find and then effectively search mega-job sites, industry- or profession-specific sites, and individual company sites; how to prepare Web-ready and e-mail-compatible resumes and cover letters; how to fill out online questionnaires; and how to save, organize, and keep track of what’s b
FMG On Demand Video Database 2
Research, Planning & Preparation
How Will This Help Me Get a Job? Making Every Skill Count
Young people seeking employment usually do not have a great deal of job experience, yet they have probably already built up an impressive array of transferable skills without realizing it. This program helps students understand that skills they have acquired at school and in their personal lives may help them land their first job. Planning outings with friends, raising money for charity, and playing video games are some of the activities that enable teens in the video to develop proficiency in c
The Job Seeker: Do You Have What it Takes?
Using a reality TV show format, this program pits three job seekers against a tough host, his assistant, and each other, to demonstrate the role that preparation, research, applications, cover letters, resumes, and interviews have in determining the best candidate for an open position. The competition is intense as the three are put through a number of challenges—the kind faced by any job seeker—to win a coveted spot as an international travel guide. Job-search advice is given throughout as
Careers with a Conscience
It’s easy enough to scan a list of required qualifications to see if a job is a good fit in terms of skills and experience. But what if a job-seeker has a set of deeply-held values that differ from those of the hiring organization? This program helps viewers understand their career conscience and learn how to assess that of potential employers. It defines the five core elements of corporate responsibility, and the triple bottom line—people, planet, profit—so that would-be employees can spe
Career Pathways Planning
Career planning is an essential part of life development—and it can take place at any stage in one’s professional life. Taking into account the constantly evolving job market and the continual changes occurring in higher education, this program helps viewers develop a career pathway plan that identifies three areas of interest and the ways each of them can be achieved, short-term and long-term. Job-seekers of any age will discover helpful methods for career pathway planning. The support whic
Job-Seeking Skills for Young People
Job-hunters who represent the late phase of the millennial generation or “Generation Y” have more resources at their disposal than any previously emergent group. This program examines technology-based tools that can help young job-seekers and the skills necessary to make those tools work. Viewers learn about developing a digital career portfolio and investigating potential employers using the vast mine of information on the Internet. The video also discusses ways to access the “hidden” j
Developing a Career Portfolio
With temporary and project-based employment becoming the norm, jobseekers need more than just a simple resume—they need to provide in-depth illustrations of their skills and experiences. This program shows how to create a strong impression with a potential employer by developing a career portfolio. Featuring insight from a career coach and a pair of hypothetical case studies, the film presents step-by-step guidance in assembling a portfolio’s ingredients. These include awards, commendations,
FMG On Demand Video Database 4
My First Job
The first day on the job—not to mention the first week or the first month—can be an overwhelming experience. This program empowers job seekers as well as new hires as they explore the issues surrounding what is invariably a major life change. Students are introduced to the preparations typically needed to survive, and possibly even enjoy, their first day.
The Changing Workplace: Technology and Globalization
This video focuses on how technology has changed work, and outlines basic concepts of how and where work can happen. Students are introduced to the principles of global business and the skills essential to stay employable in a global economy.
Succeeding on the Job
Is the hard part over once a person lands a job? No, the hard part has just begun! This program shows viewers not only how to survive on the job, but how to get ahead, too. Attitude, timeliness, dress, ethics, grooming, teamwork, conflict resolution, and getting along with co-workers are among the topics discussed in this video. Interviews with employers are interspersed with commonsense narration to provide solid advice for any newly hired employee.